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St. Francis Golf

22-Time Sac-Joaquin Section Champions

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Golf Shoots Season-Best Again, Defeats Grant

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Chase Saca shot a one-over par 37 to lead the St. Francis golf team in a dual match win over Grant on Wednesday.

“We did very good as a team,” said freshman Nashla Aguero, who posted the second-best score on the day. “I am very a happy about that.”

Saca had the low score on the day, posting her best high school score by three strokes for nine holes, with Aguero one shot back with a two-over par 38, the low round of her freshman year.

“I hit a lot of great shots and made a lot of putts,” said Aguero. “I am very happy.”

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Golf Shoots a Season-best 200 in Elk Grove Match

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis golf team posted a season-best 200 in its match against Elk Grove on Tuesday. The Troubadours won by forfeit as the Thundering Herd fielded only four players.

Sophomore Olivia Alcoran shot an even-par 36 to tie for the low round of the day with Elk Grove’s Jillian Knox. Classmate Patricia Sweeney was just two strokes back after carding a 38. Junior Chase Saca posted a 41 and freshman Ceci Fletcher record a 42. Nashla Aguero shot a 43 and junior Lauren Liberatore had a 44.

St. Francis hosts Grant on Wednesday.

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Golf Wins Third Straight Dual

DAVIS, Calif. – The St. Francis golf team posted a 218 team score to defeat Davis Tuesday afternoon at El Macero CC. St. Francis posted six of the top eight scores in the match led by sophomore Olivia Alcoran. Davis shot a 258.

“Olivia was positioning the ball well on a very tough course with a lot of tucked pins,” said Head Coach Bert Jones.

Alcoran was the medalist for the match with a two-over par 38, one better than Davis’ Marie Dean, who posted a 39.

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Golf Defeats Pleasant Grove in Dual

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Freshman Nashla Aguero shot a three-over 39 to tie for the low score for the team and help the team to a victory over Pleasant Grove in a Delta League dual match Wednesday at Haggin Oaks Arden Arcade court.

Aguero tied Sadia Sadiq of Pleasant Grove for the low round of the day.

St. Francis (2-0) remained undefeated in dual play with the nine-stroke victory. Sophomore Olivia Alcoran posted a 41, tying for third overall. Junior Lauren Allen recorded a 42.

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Golf Opens Delta League Play

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sophomores Olivia Alcoran and Patricia Sweeney each carded a three-over par 39 to lead the St. Francis golf team to a win over Monterey Trail Wednesday at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex. The Troubadours posted a 203 team score but won the match by forfeit.

“It was pretty good for the first round,” said Alcoran. “I was doing really well with my putting and chipping and everything clicked today.”

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Fall TroubieTV Schedule Announced

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The 2016 TroubieTV schedule will include broadcasts from volleyball, water polo and golf during the fall schedule announced Wednesday.

The water polo match against McClatchy for the varsity and junior varsity units will be shown Friday afternoon to tipoff the fall season. The freshman volleyball match against Elk Grove on Sept. 21 will showcase the first of several volleyball broadcasts.

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2016 Golf Roster

2016 St. Francis Varsity Golf: Front Row (L to R): Arissa Vallejo, Amanda Siy, Nashla Aguero, Oliva Alcoran, Julia Endicott. (Back Row (L to R): Assistant Coach Brittany Riggs, Tayloe Boe, Patricia Sweeney, Adrienne Graybill, Jordan Falconer, Lauren Liberatore, Lauren Allen, Chase, Saca, Cece Fletcher, Head Coach Bert Jones.
Name Class Ht. R/L Hometown (Previous School)
Nashla Aguero Freshman 5-3 R Roseville
Olivia Alcoran Sophomore 5-2 R Folsom
Lauren Allen Junior 5-8 R Sacramento
Taylor Boe Senior 5-6 R Orangeville
Julia Endicott Junior   R Roseville
Jordan Falconer Sophomore 5-8 R Roseville
Ceci Fletcher Freshman 5-7 R Fair Oaks
Adrienne Graybill Junior 5-3 R El Dorado Hills
Lauren Liberatore Junior 5-5 R Elk Grove
Chase Saca Junior 5-5 R Sacramento
Patricia Sweeney Sophomore 5-7 R Folsom
Amanda Siy Freshman 5-0 R El Dorado Hills
Arissa Vallejo Sophomore   R Sacramento

Head Coach: Bert Jones (First Season)

Assistant Coach: Brittany Riggs (First Season)

By Class

Seniors (1): Taylor Boe.

Juniors (5): Lauren Allen, Julia Endicott, Adrienne Graybill, Lauren Liberatore, Chase Saca.

Sophomores (4): Olivia Alcoran, Jordan Falconer, Patricia Sweeney, Arissa Vallejo.

Freshman (3): Nashla Aguero, Ceci Fletcher, Amanda Siy.

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Fall Tryout Information

Hope everyone had a great summer and is excited to get back on Monday. Here is some basic tryout information for cross country, golf, tennis and water polo for next week. All students must have a physical on file with the Athletic Department before starting tryouts or practices. If you have any questions, please let us know.

For more information, go to

http://www.stfrancishs.org/tryout-information

Cross Country Tryouts

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St. Francis Athletics Partners with SportsLeader

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis High School and the Troubadour Athletic Department will partner with SportsLeader over the next four years to implement their Catholic virtue-based formation program for coaches.

“In offering athletics programs at St. Francis we seek to use sport as a context for physical, intellectual, and spiritual growth,” said Athletic Director Mark McGreevy. “Our partnership with Sports Leader represents a continuation of that great Troubie tradition in a very intentional way.”

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Bert Jones
Head Coach

Bert Jones was named 2016 Delta League 2016 Coach of the Year in his first season as the St. Francis Head Golf Coach.

St. Francis golf finished tied for seventh at the 2016 NCGA/CIF NorCal Championships, making the first NorCal appearance since 2013. The Troubies qualified for the CIF NorCal Regional Championships with a third-place finish at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters tournament and won the Delta League title after going undefeated in league play and winning two of the three center matches in Jones’ first season. Three players earned all-league honors.

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Troubadours Place Second in Delta League All-Sports Award

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis athletic department placed second overall in the All-Sports Award standings for the Delta League among the girls programs for the 2015-16 season, losing to Davis by two points. The Troubadours recorded a league-best seven combined first and second-place finishes.

“We congratulate Davis and appreciate the great competition in our league,” said Athletic Director Mark McGreevy. “Winning is not a primary goal but a byproduct  of doing things well and we are proud of the efforts of our student-athletes and coaches.”

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Golfer Alcoran Selected to Play in The First Tee Par-3 Championship

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Rising sophomore Olivia Alcoran was selected to play in the 2016 The First Tee Par-3 Championship at The Kanawha Club in Richmond, Va., June 21-26.

“I think it is a really cool honor,” said Alcoran. “It is a national honor and I am looking forward to meeting other players from around the country. I will be able to bring back some information on the rules presentations, speakers and leadership opportunities to the chapter.”

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Golfer Sweeney Named a Succeeding Together Finalist

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis freshman Patricia Sweeney was named one of 10 Succeeding Together finalists and has a chance earn a $1000 prize for the First Tee of Greater Sacramento and a chance to play in the pro-am of the Wells Fargo Championship.

“I am excited about,” said Sweeney. “When I applied, I wrote the essays and was not expecting too much since I am a freshman and a lot of the entrants were older.”